Afghan authorities are appealing to local elders in the remote eastern province of Nuristan to help prevent militants loyal to Islamic State from expanding into new territory. The initiative comes as fighters and their families, scattered in recent months by ... Reuters, 2 months ago
In Afghan province, government woos local leaders to counter Islamic State - First Post.com, 2 months ago
At least 50 people were killed and a dozen others wounded after an avalanche struck a remote village in Afghanistan`s eastern province of Nuristan on Sunday, officials said. "The natural disaster struck Hafsaa village, Barg-e-Matal district roughly at midday.Zee News, 2 weeks ago Avalanche kills 50 in Afghanistan Prokerala, 2 weeks ago
An angry mob lynched a young Afghan couple who had eloped together after storming a police station where they were being held for "immoral acts", officials said today, the latest so-called honour killing in the country. Fateha, an 18-year-old woman who had ...Business Standard, 1 week ago
The death toll from avalanches and freezing weather conditions across Afghanistan has risen to 191, officials said today, as rescue operations were underway in the worst-affected areas. Twenty-two provinces in Afghanistan have been blanketed by days of heavy ...Business Standard, 1 week ago Death toll from Afghan avalanches tops 100 Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
An Afghan official says at least 107 people have been killed in recent days by avalanches caused by heavy snow in different parts of the country. Omer Mohammadi, spokesman for the Afghan state minister for disaster management and humanitarian affairs, said ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
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